GULF STREAM SUN VOYAGER 1998: TRAILER HITCHES

Make : GULF STREAM Model : SUN VOYAGER Year : 1998
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 98V283000
Date Owner's Notified: 1998-10-30 Date Received by ODI: 1998-11-05 Date Added to Database: 1998-11-10
Manufacturers Involved: Gulf Stream Coach, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: TRAILER HITCHES
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 322
Summary:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MOTOR HOMES BUILT ON SPARTAN CHASSIS. WELDS HAVE CRACKED ON THE FRAME PLATE WHERE THE HITCH TUBE WAS WELDED ON EACH SIDE OF THE FRAME.
Consequence:
      IN THE EVENT THE WELDS WOULD FAIL, THE HITCH AND THE TOW VEHICLE COULD BE SEPARATED FROM THE MOTOR HOME, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSPECT THESE WELDS AND, IF NECESSARY, REWELD THE HITCH TO THE FRAME PLATE.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN OCTOBER 30, 1998. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT GULF STREAM AT 1-800-264-5003.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT '1-888-327-4236'.